UFC 173 Bonuses Revealed: Dillashaw Big Winner

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T.J. Dillashaw was a huge winner at UFC 173 Saturday night, becoming the new bantamweight champion and taking home an extra $100,000 in bonus money.

Dillashaw earned a fifth round TKO victory over Renan Barao, earning both a “Performance of the Night” and sharing “Fight of the Night” with Barao.

The win for Dillashaw (10-2) snapped a nine-year unbeaten streak by the Brazilian and brought the UFC title to Team Alpha Male for the first time.

Mitch Clarke also picked up $50,000 with a “Performance of the Night” bonus after finishing Al Iaquinta on the prelims.

The attendance was announced at 11,036 for a live gate of $1.7 million in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena.

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  • Screenplaya says:

    To me, Dillashaw’s performance was the MMA equivalent of a perfect game. Very precise striking couple with some of the best movement I’ve seen in the Octagon. Add in the killer instinct, and you get a brand spanking new champion.

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